Healthy eating

Give your health a boost with sesame seeds – Experts tell you how

Give your health a boost with sesame seeds – Experts tell you how

Known for its distinct nutty flavour, sesame seeds are not only extolled for their nutritional content in seed form, but are also highly valued for their rancid-resistant oil.

Jan 16, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
Patients undergoing breast cancer therapy need to stay away from these foods

Patients undergoing breast cancer therapy need to stay away from these foods

Researchers used advanced metabolomics technology to analyse the effects of palbociclib/letrozole on breast cancer cells.

Jan 15, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Fight arthritis, eat muesli for breakfast: Study

Short-chained fatty acids are important for the body as they provide energy, stimulate intestinal movement and have an anti-inflammatory effect.

Jan 15, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Mediterranean diet can protect older adults from becoming frail: Study

Mediterranean diet can protect older adults from becoming frail: Study

Frailty is common among older people and its prevalence is increasing as the population ages.

Jan 12, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Lucknow doctor hangs himself after being denied non-vegetarian food by wife

Lucknow doctor hangs himself after being denied non-vegetarian food by wife

Identified as Umashankar, the doctor hung himself at his residence at night, after a heated argument with his wife Deepti, a sales tax official, over eating non-vegetarian food.

Jan 12, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Unable to stick to a healthy diet? Sleep for an extra hour every day

Unable to stick to a healthy diet? Sleep for an extra hour every day

The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, looked at the impact of increasing sleep hours on nutrient intake.

Jan 11, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Research reveals another downside of drinking sugary drinks, juices – Read

Research reveals another downside of drinking sugary drinks, juices – Read

People who drank diet soda daily were almost three times as likely to develop stroke and dementia.

Jan 02, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Expert reveals weight loss secret which can 'transform your health in 21 days'

Expert reveals weight loss secret which can 'transform your health in 21 days'

'Eating junk food and then trying to beat the bulge with heavy workouts is a waste of time.'

Dec 31, 2017, 12:03 PM IST
Water diet the 'most dangerous weight loss regime ever', warn nutritionists

Water diet the 'most dangerous weight loss regime ever', warn nutritionists

The trend gained popularity on social media with thousands of people using the hashtag #waterfast to document their progress and encourage others to take part.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:32 PM IST
Beware! Adulterated milk may cause abortions and deformities in babies

Beware! Adulterated milk may cause abortions and deformities in babies

Cattle are fed with many steroids and hormonal injections to boost the delivery of milk production.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
Study links processed red meat consumption with increased cancer risk

Study links processed red meat consumption with increased cancer risk

Cancer Research UK has acknowledged a correlation between processed and red meats and the deadly disease.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Facing difficulties in conceiving? Try these simple diet tricks

Although, most gynecologist and physicians swear by the importance of good food during the pregnancy, only a few will tell you that going on a low carb diet will also increase your fertility.

Dec 25, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Parents, take note! Feeding fish to your kids once a week can improve sleep, IQ

Parents, take note! Feeding fish to your kids once a week can improve sleep, IQ

While omega-3 fatty acids found in fish have previously been shown to improve intelligence and sleep which in turn improves IQ, this is the first time all three have been linked together.

Dec 22, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Want a healthy heart? Consume more of soy nuts, pulses daily

Want a healthy heart? Consume more of soy nuts, pulses daily

According to a previous study, a diet high in animal protein is associated with a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, in overweight people.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

Eating tomatoes, apples may restore lung damage in smokers

This study shows that diet might help repair lung damage in people who have stopped smoking.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Meditating, eating healthy keys to avoid obesity and related problems

Meditating, eating healthy keys to avoid obesity and related problems

Stop smoking, eat right at the right time, balance your diet and meditate, suggest experts.

Dec 20, 2017, 11:54 AM IST
250 billion calories will be eliminated by 2020 says PureCircle!

250 billion calories will be eliminated by 2020 says PureCircle!

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one person in 11 (422 million worldwide) has diabetes and predict that by 2030, diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Moderate exercise and a Mediterranean diet helps reduce fat deposits: Study

Moderate exercise and a Mediterranean diet helps reduce fat deposits: Study

The greatest fat deposit decreases were hepatic (minus 29 per cent), visceral (minus 22 per cent) and intra-pericardial (minus 11 per cent).

Dec 18, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Healthy diet may boost kids' self-esteem

Healthy diet may boost kids' self-esteem

Moreover, fish intake 2-3 times per week was also associated with better self-esteem and no emotional and peer problems. Intake of whole meal products was also associated with no peer problems.
 

Dec 14, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Don't let the smog throttle you, beat its effects with these five foods

Delhiites look forward to the city's winters, but this time, the prolonged smog has made it impossible to enjoy the weather.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:37 PM IST